Windows Subsystem for Android Preview on Windows 11 updated: Version 2307 brings key improvements

Devesh Beri

Windows Subsystem for Android Preview has been updated to Version 2307 (build number 2307.40000.2.0) and is now available. The update brings significant enhancements, including support for Windows app launch protocol, compatibility with the low-level Vulkan API, graphics improvements, stability fixes, etc.

What is new in Windows Subsystem for Android Preview 2307?

Here is the official changelog published on GitHub:

We’ve shipped an update for Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 to the Windows Subsystem for Android™ Preview Program. This update (2307.40000.2.0) includes improvements to advanced settings, graphics reliability and several requested features.

  • Custom Microsoft.Windows.LAUNCH_URI intent to launch apps on Windows via protocol activation
  • Platform stability improvements
  • We’ve added the ability for apps to use the Vulkan API in preview, options are available in the settings app to try this out
  • Graphics reliability improvements
  • Updated latest Chromium WebView to version 115
  • Android 13 security updates

Download Windows Subsystem for Android Preview 2307 to try the new version from the Microsoft Store. You can also sign up for the preview program using the provided link to receive early updates. Remember, there’s a separate preview program for WSA that allows testing without unstable Windows 11 builds. Windows Subsystem for Android preview updates will soon be available in the Windows Insider program.

Remember the hardware requirements before installing WSA: 16GB of RAM, a solid-state drive (SSD), and virtualization support enabled in UEFI settings and the operating system.

Previously, version 2306 introduced various improvements for fullscreen mode, camera, local networking, shared user folders, OneDrive, ARM devices, and more. Find the release notes for version 2306 to catch up on what you might have missed.

via Neowin